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Chelan Fresh donates Rockit apples through Brighter Bites

Chelan Fresh, Chelan, will be supplying fresh apples to 7,000 Texas students and families through a Brighter Bites partnership.

Higher fresh apples in storage, but not much above 5-year average

Fresh apples in storage across the U.S were 12% higher on Feb. 1 than a year ago, according to the U.S. Apple Association’s monthly MarketNews report.
Feb 11, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Apples

Stemilt unveils Have a Plant pop-out display for apples

Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt and the Produce for Better Health Foundation are partnering to launch in March a pop-out merchandising display featuring a “Have a Plant” consumer call-to-action.

Michigan apples highlight health message in February

The Michigan Apple Committee, Lansing, is touting the state’s apples as a way to celebrate American Heart Month, which is February.

Apple line upgrade gives Rainier Fruit, Allan Bros. insight

Allan Bros. Fruits , Naches, Wash., has installed a new packing line that gives the company detailed analytics on all apples that pass through it.

Grower of GM Arctic apples sold to biotech company

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc., Summerland, British Columbia, the grower and marketer of the bioengineered Arctic apple varieties, has been purchased by TS Biotechnology Holdings LLC.

Survey shows positive early response from shoppers to Cosmic Crisp

Idaho Falls, Idaho-based research firm Category Partners surveyed a group of consumers about Cosmic Crisp and found that many respondents gave the new variety rave reviews.

Crunch Time pop-up kitchen event features SnapDragon

Chef Vincent Gilliard recently returned to a favorite item to base a recipe on, the SnapDragon apple.

U.S. Apple selects 2020 class of Young Apple Leaders

The U.S. Apple Association has announced its class of 2020 Young Apple Leaders.
Jan 28, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Jazz apple promo set to Energize consumers

A Jazz apple promotion starting the week of Jan. 20 seeks to Energize consumers throughout North America.